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The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was

A) Barley and rice B) Milk and its products
C) Rice and pulses D) Vegetables and fruits
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Milk and its products

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Who composed the Gayatri Mantra

A) Vishvamitra B) Vasishtha
C) Indra D) Parikshit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vishvamitra

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The first newspaper published in India in 1780 was

A) The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser B) The Calcutta Chronicle
C) The Madras Courier D) The Bombay Herald
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The Bengal Gazette or Calcutta General Advertiser

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The Saka Era was founded by 

A) Kadphises I B) Kanishka
C) Alexander D) Menander
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kanishka

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Which State is called the ' Cradle of Buddhism '?

A) Sikkim B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh D) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Bihar

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Upanishad are books on

A) Religion B) Yoga
C) Law D) Philosophy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Philosophy

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Which of the following places is considered a Jain Siddha Kshetra on account of its association with Parsvanatha

A) Champa B) Pava
C) Sammed Sikhar D) Urjayanta
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sammed Sikhar

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Mahatma Gandhi's remark , ' A post-dated cheque on a crumbling bank' is regarding the proposal of ______

A) Simon Commission B) Cripps Mission
C) Cabinet Mission D) Wavel Plan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Cripps Mission

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